Ray Zinn: Promoting from within vs. looking outside the company

April 22, 2016
Over 37 years, Ray Zinn, author of Tough Things First and former Micrel Founder and CEO, had more than his share of experience promoting people. But when making that call on whom to promote, is it better to promote someone from within the company, or is it better to look outside and get some fresh ideas and perspectives? I would have said that it depends, but Ray was pretty adamant on his opinion.
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